Residence Inn New Orleans French Quarter Area/Central Business District

Flexible Event Spaces and Meeting Rooms in New Orleans

Events

Traditional meetings up to 75 and social events up to 200 work best in our event spaces in New Orleans. Choose to host your breaks, meals or cocktail receptions outside on our covered Grand Balcony venue and mix things up a bit. Whether it's an intimate meeting or a large conference, our versatile rooms help create a memorable event.

3

Event Rooms

5075 SQ FT

Total Event Space

180

Capacity Largest Space

2

Breakout Rooms

Start Planning Your Meeting or Event Here

Tell us about your event, then we’ll contact you and plan it together.

Hotel balcony with tables, chairs, sofas, and view of the city

Meetings & Events

Take advantage of 5,075 square feet of unique conference spaces and meeting rooms in New Orleans

Choose between three well-equipped meeting rooms for an event of up to 180 guests
Reach New Orleans' top businesses from our venue's Central Business District setting
Unwind with hand-crafted cocktails and lite bites at Bar360 after your conference or event Learn More
Take a post-meeting stroll to some of the top attractions, restaurants and nightlife in New Orleans Learn More
Relish in splendid views of St. Charles Ave from our Royal Court and Grand Balcony meeting venues

Your Grand Balcony Awaits

Our versatile balcony can be set multiple ways. Take a break and relax during your meeting, enjoy your lunch outside, or let us reset it for a cocktail reception or even a wedding ceremony. Our huge balcony can accommodate up to 200 guests comfortably and is the perfect setting to feel a part of the Big Easy.

Empty Rendezvous room with striped carpet, chaise lounge chairs, windows and door to balcony

Rendezvous Here

Our Rendezvous room is the perfect place to host your meeting or event of 75 or less. Take a break and step directly on to our balcony or close the blinds for some serious concentration.

Rendezvous room with round tables and cushioned metal chairs

Social Rendezvous

Having a huge balcony right outside the door ensures the "wow" factor without a lot of extra planning. Just step outside and enjoy your hosted bar featuring beers from local breweries or your favorite craft cocktail.

Empty Rendezvous room with flat-screen TV on far wall

Plan a Rendezvous

Host your next banquet in our Rendezvous room with modern furnishings and chic fixtures.

This is No Boring Boardroom

Ergonomic chairs, state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, and a great view of the city is the formula for your perfect meeting.

Boardroom with square conference table and high-backed, cushioned chairs

Build the Perfect Event

5000 Square Feet of Flexibility

Located on the same floor, our space can be custom set a multitude of ways for memorable events and meetings. Keep it simple, or be dramatic and work with our team to include specialty decor and lighting. Add our locally inspired culinary creations to complete the experience and it is just that easy.

Royal Court Breakfast Space
Events are Better on a Balcony
Royal Court - Grand Balcony
Flexible Space

Use our existing furniture or let us customize the space for you. 

Royal Court - Grand Balcony
Day or Night, Rain or Shine

Our covered balcony is available year round and provides shade and protection from the elements. 

Mardi Gras Parade - View from Hotel Balcony
Bar360 & Catering Available

Our professional bartenders are on stand by to service your events and we have some great locally inspired selections for your catering needs.  

Bridal suite with wedding dress hanging from door

Weddings & Occasions

Host a wedding reception of up to 180 guests in New Orleans at one of three modern venues

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.
Book one of the most sought after wedding venues in NOLA, our 170-foot balcony above St. Charles Ave
Treat your wedding party to a fun-filled night out in New Orleans' French Quarter area Learn More
Let our wedding planners help you pick everything from the right reception venue to the perfect menu
Host a small wedding reception in our one or two bedroom suites, ideal for groups of 20 or less
Start and end your wedding celebration at Bar360 with crafted cocktails and New Orleans favorites Learn More

An Intimate Wedding Venue in New Orleans

Host your wedding reception at the Residence Inn New Orleans French Quarter Area/Central Business District. With one of the largest covered balconies in the city and a variety of adjacent meeting rooms, we have everything you need for a memorable event. With large windows, a cool bar, a beautiful lobby and a premier location, guests love our elegant and intimate venue. Our wedding planner is ready to help you craft your dream reception in New Orleans.

Ours is One of the Largest 

Our City is All About Balconies

Why not hang out and celebrate your special occasion on our 170 foot long covered balcony? Say "I do" with a balcony view and enjoy cocktails or dinner in our adjacent Rendezvous room.

Royal Court - Grand Balcony Lounge Seating

Get Married, & Then Go Celebrate

Head Out to the French Quarter

Keep things short and sweet and continue the party on Bourbon street. Or invite the Krewe out on the town before the big day- whatever you envision for your wedding is just fine in the Big Easy.

The Swamp

Relax, We Have Everything You Need

All-Inclusive Packages

Planning a destination wedding can be daunting. We have partnered with local professionals to make make things easy for you. We know New Orleans, and we know how to get things done.

Large mask decoration hanging from a wall
Bar with potted plants, cushioned stools, and flat-screen TVs

Bar360

Begin or end your full service experience at Bar360. Located in our lobby, it is a great place to reconnect with family and friends.

Suite living room with two sofas, a dining table with four chairs, and windows with a door leading to a balcony

Bridal & Hospitality Suites

Select from our studio suites with balconies all the way up to our penthouse two-bedroom suite for your gathering. Full kitchens are a must if you plan on catering or cooking for your event and we have those in every room. Ask about our packages that include everything you need to host a party in your private suite.

Bedroom with one king bed, a nightstand with a landline phone, an easy chair, and a large window

Need a Few Guest Rooms?

We have 231 of those too. Contact our sales department to book your social block of rooms.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Rendezvous Meeting Room 55x21x18 1155 100 50 36 30 110 90
Executive Boardroom 20x21x18 420 - - 12 - - -
Royal Court with Grand Balcony 170x32x18 3500 - - - - 180 150
Rendezvous Meeting Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
55x21x18
Area (sq.ft)
1155
Theater
100
Schoolroom
50
Conference
36
U-Shape
30
Reception
110
Banquet
90
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x21x18
Area (sq.ft)
420
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
12
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Royal Court with Grand Balcony
Dimensions (LxWxH)
170x32x18
Area (sq.ft)
3500
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
180
Banquet
150
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Rendezvous Meeting Room 16.8x6.4x5.5 107.3 100 50 36 30 110 90
Executive Boardroom 6.1x6.4x5.5 39 - - 12 - - -
Royal Court with Grand Balcony 51.8x9.8x5.5 325.2 - - - - 180 150
Rendezvous Meeting Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
16.8x6.4x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
107.3
Theater
100
Schoolroom
50
Conference
36
U-Shape
30
Reception
110
Banquet
90
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x6.4x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
39
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
12
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Royal Court with Grand Balcony
Dimensions (LxWxH)
51.8x9.8x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
325.2
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
180
Banquet
150
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Videoconferencing
Event Services
  • Certified Meeting Planner
  • Photographer
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Printers
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$25.00 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$20.00 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$30.00 / Person
  • Dinner:$125.00 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$40.00 / Person
  • Lunch:$40.00 / Person
  • Reception:$100.00 / Person